I must inform you that this morning, (3/1/05), at 3:45 AM a man was shot
multiple times in front of the Ritz Apartments, 1631 Euclid NW. I was
called by police this morning concerning this shooing. He is in critical
victim's name is Tyrone Jenkins, 28, and I am told he lives at the Ritz. He was
outside the building with a female when a male came up and shot at him. Six
shots were fired, four of which hit Jenkins.
inform me that, on a preliminary basis, they think this might be a retaliation
for a prior incident.
is tragic and alarming. The new police zone is of course right there.
I have asked for the boundary of that zone to be extended east to 16th Street,
and it is under consideration I am told.
provide more information as I receive it. Please pass this along to other who
you think may be interested.
Councilmember Jim Graham
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Councilmember, Ward One, 1350 Pa. Ave., NW, #105, Washington, DC 20004.
202-724-8181; 202-724-8109 (fax).
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